5th Chakra: Throat /Vishuddha
Throat Chakra governs throat, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, trachea, cervical vertebrae, vocal cords, neck, shoulder, arms, hands, esophagus, mouth, teeth and gums. It deals with communication, creativity, learning to take responsibility for one's own needs, confession, faith, truthfulness, self-knowledge, intuition, synthesis and expression. It is situated on the level of the throat, the nerve plexus of the pharynx region. Sound or ether is element, Blue is colour and Hearing is sense associated with Throat Chakra.
- How to know that chakra is weak?
People with weak Throat Chakra usually have Hyper- or hypothyroid (over- or under-active thyroid gland), frustration and fear. They have difficulty in expressing themselves. Following Physical, psychological & emotional issues are related to weak Throat Chakra:
Physical Dysfunctions: thyroid dysfunctions, sore throat, stiff neck, mouth ulcers, swollen glands, gum or tooth problems, teeth grinding, scoliosis, laryngitis, hearing problems
Psychological and Emotional Issues: faith, decision making, will, personal expression, creativity, criticism, addiction
- How to heal the Throat Chakra? (Healing Throat Chakra)
Throat chakra is cleared by genuine, open expression of truth. It is strengthened by standing up for personal beliefs. Supporting other people, ideologies, or groups, singing, dancing, writing and speaking strengthens this chakra.
Yoga: Matysasana, Salamba Sarvangasana, Ustrasana, Setu Bandhasana, Halasana
Related Gemstones: Angelite, Aquamarine, Azurite, Blue Opal, Blue Quartz, Chryoscolla, Lapis, Turquoise
Related Essential Oils: Eucalyptus, Frankincense, SageLink
Mantra: Repetition of mantra HAM
- How to know when Chakra is healed and Chakra is Balanced? What are properties of Balanced Chakra?
Balanced Throat Chakra is associated with constructive communication, contentment, conscious listening and positive self expression. People with balanced Throat Chakra are Creative and expressive.